Saturday, November 28, 2009
Youth Tour 2002
Grand River Mutual sponsored Elissa Thomas, Cainsville, MO as one of the NCTA's 8th Annual Foundation for Rural Youth Service Tour June 1-5 2002.
held in Washington DC, 93 high school students learned about legislative and regulatory processes that take place in the nations capitol.
area attractions toured were The Capitol, Supreme Court, National Cathedral, Arlington Cemetery, Smithsonian Museums, Washington Memorials, and Mount Vernon.
met with Senator Jean Carnahan and US Rep. Sam Graves. heard presentations from reps of the RUS, FCC, & NTCA organizations.
Elissa had this to say about the trip," The trip was awesome. I wouldn't trade the experience I had for anything."